Legal Assistant

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  • Salary : Up to £25,000

London law firm has a fantastic opportunity for a junior paralegal or someone with strong administrative skills who is looking to progress their career and join a busy and growing Real Estate team.  Standard hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm with a salary of up to £25,000 on offer plus great benefits.


This position is a Junior Legal Assistant/Post Completion Assistant to join the growing Real Estate team on a permanent basis, to work closely with both Fee-Earners and Secretaries in the Commercial and Residential Property teams.  Responsibilities will include diarising and conducting official searches, expiry dates, END, DS1, requisitions and cancellations, timely and accurate submissions of SDLT Returns and arranging necessary payments, confidently respond to all HM Land Registry requisitions and enquiries in a prompt, timely manner, ensuring lenders are kept up to date in the event registrations are delayed, dealing with the post completion, registration and archiving of all property matters, forwarding completed registrations to the client and lender and any other associated parties, providing the highest standard of client and care are delivered at all times, ensuring completed files are closed and/or archived in line with the Firm’s internal procedures, ensuring any residual balances (credit or debt) are treated appropriately and allocated/returned or invoiced as appropriate and collaborating undertake administrative/secretarial duties for the wider team, as and when required, to support the smooth running of the department.


Candidates need to have previous legal administration experience, ideally within a real estate team. In addition to excellent organisational, written and communication skills and strong knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.  Standard hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm with a salary of up to £25,000 on offer plus great benefits.